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Thomas Creek Class Five IPA - Thomas Creek Brewery

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Thomas Creek Class Five IPAThomas Creek Class Five IPA

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229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 16.42%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
84 IBU

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 05-29-2008)
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yankeepride

New Jersey

2.45/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Pours out nicely and looks really good, but this one is all hops with no real malt presence to balance it out. This is exactly what I don't like in an IPA - one that is so bitter that it isn't refreshing to me at all. Has a lingering aftertaste that just won't go away.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 22:58:37 | More by yankeepride
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

07-28-2014 22:38:29 | More by DrMindbender
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SSS

Quebec (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On the drive down to Florida from Canada I wanted to explore some of the local beers in the states we crossed...

A- nice light golden amber, weak off white head not retained very long
S- malt character with a subtle hint of hops aroma
M- moderate carbonation, not over powering
T- good balance of malt and hops, but also nothing to bring to the forefront.
O- the more I drank then less I found. The beer kind of faded into the abyss of every other beer that tries to be craft. It is drinkable, on a hot summer day, just not memorable enough to have much cause for concern. Sorry South Carolina.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 15:54:04 | More by SSS
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3%

07-22-2014 20:47:27 | More by AngusOg
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Funky-Brewster

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

07-19-2014 01:01:25 | More by Funky-Brewster
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3/5  rDev -10.4%

07-13-2014 02:31:32 | More by CUbeerfan
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RAD2

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -55.2%

07-10-2014 04:42:43 | More by RAD2
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

07-06-2014 01:42:01 | More by tvghost
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Draesith

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

07-04-2014 03:41:45 | More by Draesith
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-25-2014 02:47:29 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +19.4%

06-16-2014 16:58:04 | More by Dougwillhike
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OnTheBusWithGus

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-06-2014 23:39:20 | More by OnTheBusWithGus
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -55.2%

05-30-2014 01:35:35 | More by GiantMidget
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Paincane

Georgia

3.14/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Amber golden clear body capped by an off-white head. Good head retention and lacing. S: Floral, caramel and pine aromas.
T: Caramel malt backbone starts sweet but leads to hoppy middle and back end with piney and herbal flavors.
M: Clean and dry. Balanced brew.
O: Malt and hop profiles produce good balance of flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 01:54:24 | More by Paincane
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hoponit

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

05-26-2014 13:37:20 | More by hoponit
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dave317

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

05-25-2014 20:43:46 | More by dave317
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.86/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours a clear copper color with a creamy, off-white foam. A fair amount of lace is left by the sticky head.

Aroma is full of caramel, citrus and fusel. Not the cleanest smell.

In the taste, citrus, toffee, caramel, herb, grass, and pellet. Mild but earthy bitterness does an ok job with balance. Big malt sweetness. Has an English ipa vibe and in that sense it's not bad. Tastes a bit stronger than 5.5% abv there is definite clean alcohol flavor.

Medium to full bodied, a bit hefty for the style, but smooth. Overall this reminds me of a light barleywine than ipa. You could do worse.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 21:51:20 | More by Stinkypuss
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

05-07-2014 17:56:37 | More by SimonTja
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -3%

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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-30-2014 18:49:09 | More by atrocity
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-29-2014 19:46:57 | More by kristougher
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cosgrovekatie

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

04-19-2014 23:57:55 | More by cosgrovekatie
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MPSTARR

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-04-2014 14:53:40 | More by MPSTARR
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PlayvorPlayv

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

03-25-2014 18:01:05 | More by PlayvorPlayv
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bluetrevian

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-24-2014 22:09:41 | More by bluetrevian
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Thomas Creek Class Five IPA from Thomas Creek Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.